The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certification
Rank 590 524 554
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +30
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 23 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.62% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 26
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£450 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £323 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.97% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10919 9141 10255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.05% 17.30% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6108 5076 5308
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 447 618
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £11.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -24.28%

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -54 21 £450 +16.88% 20
London -9 14 £475 +21.48% 9
City of London +19 5 £450 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire +2 2 £425 +54.54%
West Yorkshire -5 2 £425 +54.54%
West Midlands -13 2 £300 -5.51%
Leeds +4 1 £425 +54.54%
East Midlands -1 1 £350 +9.80%
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
South East - - - - 7
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Camberley - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Watford - - - -

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification.

1 63 (98.44%) Oracle
2 33 (51.56%) Oracle Database
3 28 (43.75%) SQL
4 26 (40.63%) OCP
5 22 (34.38%) Linux
6 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
6 21 (32.81%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (31.25%) ITIL
7 20 (31.25%) Windows
8 19 (29.69%) Finance
9 18 (28.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (28.13%) UNIX
9 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
10 17 (26.56%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 16 (25.00%) Data Guard
12 15 (23.44%) Oracle RMAN
12 15 (23.44%) Oracle EBS
13 14 (21.88%) HP
14 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
14 13 (20.31%) Manufacturing
14 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (20.31%) Replication
14 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
15 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (17.19%) IBM
16 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
16 11 (17.19%) Degree
16 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
17 10 (15.63%) General Ledger

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.38%) Apache
3 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Drupal
5 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.56%) Jetty
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) SAN
2 5 (7.81%) LDAP
3 4 (6.25%) Firewall
4 3 (4.69%) DNS
4 3 (4.69%) DHCP
5 2 (3.13%) FTP
6 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (51.56%) Oracle Database
2 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (28.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (14.06%) Relational Database
5 8 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (7.81%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (6.25%) MySQL
9 4 (6.25%) VLDB
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (3.13%) DataStage
11 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) JUnit
1 3 (4.69%) Maven
2 2 (3.13%) Hudson
2 2 (3.13%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.13%) Ant
2 2 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (1.56%) Toad
3 1 (1.56%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.56%) MSI
3 1 (1.56%) VisualVM
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Manufacturing
3 10 (15.63%) General Ledger
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Electronics
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Publishing
5 2 (3.13%) Local Government
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) DBA
2 21 (32.81%) Oracle DBA
3 12 (18.75%) Administrator
4 11 (17.19%) Consultant
4 11 (17.19%) Oracle Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) SQL DBA
7 5 (7.81%) Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior DBA
7 5 (7.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 3 (4.69%) Senior SQL DBA
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Linux Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Database Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) XML
2 5 (7.81%) HTML
2 5 (7.81%) .NET
3 4 (6.25%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) Java EE
3 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 4 (6.25%) Spring
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Streams
4 3 (4.69%) JSP
4 3 (4.69%) Servlets
5 2 (3.13%) SOAP
5 2 (3.13%) Struts
5 2 (3.13%) J2EE
5 2 (3.13%) Spring MVC
5 2 (3.13%) CSS
5 2 (3.13%) Java SE
5 2 (3.13%) Java EE 5
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.56%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.56%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Replication
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) Clustering
4 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.69%) PKI
6 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.13%) HACMP
6 2 (3.13%) DTV
6 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.56%) DataPower
7 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.56%) Statistics
7 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) Linux
2 20 (31.25%) Windows
3 18 (28.13%) UNIX
4 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.81%) Solaris
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.69%) CentOS
7 3 (4.69%) AIX
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) ITIL
2 17 (26.56%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
5 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (12.50%) Service Management
6 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.38%) Database Tuning
7 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Cash Management
8 4 (6.25%) Database Security
8 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.25%) OO
8 4 (6.25%) ERP
8 4 (6.25%) Migration
8 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) ITSM
9 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) Java
2 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.06%) PL/SQL
3 7 (10.94%) Perl
3 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
4 6 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.13%) Korn
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) OCP
2 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
4 11 (17.19%) Degree
5 7 (10.94%) MCITP
5 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (9.38%) OCA
7 4 (6.25%) MCSA
7 4 (6.25%) IBM Certification
8 3 (4.69%) RHCE
8 3 (4.69%) Sun Certification
8 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.13%) OCAJ
9 2 (3.13%) OCPJP
10 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 21 (32.81%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (23.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (12.50%) vSphere
4 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
5 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.81%) XenServer
5 5 (7.81%) XenDesktop
5 5 (7.81%) vCloud
6 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.13%) MetaFrame
7 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.13%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 9 (14.06%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (10.94%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.81%) Backup Exec
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle Statspack
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (4.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.69%) SCCM
6 3 (4.69%) SCOM
7 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.56%) Opsview
Vendors
1 63 (98.44%) Oracle
2 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 14 (21.88%) HP
4 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
5 11 (17.19%) IBM
6 9 (14.06%) VMware
7 6 (9.38%) EMC
8 5 (7.81%) Citrix
8 5 (7.81%) SAP
8 5 (7.81%) Symantec
8 5 (7.81%) Remedy
9 4 (6.25%) JBoss
10 1 (1.56%) Cognos
10 1 (1.56%) Software AG
10 1 (1.56%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.56%) Teradata
10 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.56%) Splunk
10 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
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